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Peter Saunders (IV)

Peter Saunders is known for his work on Mars Attacks! (1996), Twirlywoos (2015) and Isle of Dogs (2018). See full bio »

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Known For

Mars Attacks!
Mars Attacks! Special Effects
(1996)
Twirlywoos
Twirlywoos Special Effects
(2015-2016)
Isle of Dogs
Isle of Dogs Special Effects
(2018)
The Dark Crystal
The Dark Crystal Special Effects
(1982)

Filmography

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  Pinocchio (puppet development: Mackinnon & Saunders) (announced)
  Firestorm (TV Movie) (puppets: Mackinnon and Saunders) (post-production)
 2018 Isle of Dogs (puppet crew: Mackinnon and Saunders)
 2017 Poles Apart (Short) (puppets fabricated by - as Mackinnon and Saunders)
 2015-2016 Twirlywoos (TV Series) (puppets - 65 episodes)
- More About Inside (2016) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- More About Smaller (2016) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- More About This Way, That Way (2016) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- More About High and Low (2016) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- More About Longer (2016) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2008-2016 Postman Pat: Special Delivery Service (TV Series) (puppet creation - 21 episodes)
- Postman Pat and the Cornish caper (2016) ... (puppet creation: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- The Flying Christmas Stocking (2008) ... (puppet creation: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Ice Skates (2008) ... (puppet creation: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Giant Cake (2008) ... (puppet creation: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Disco Machine (2008) ... (puppet creation: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2016 Sainsbury's: The Greatest Gift (Video short) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2011-2015 Rastamouse (TV Series) (puppets - 93 episodes)
- School of Rock (2015) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Pump Up Da Volume (2015) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Rainin Cheese (2015) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Da Mouseland Cheese Hunt (2015) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Trainin' Day (2015) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2015 Clangers (TV Series) (puppets: Mackinnon and Saunders - 2015)
 2014 We Wish You a Merry Walrus! (TV Movie) (puppets: Mackinnon and Saunders)
 2014 The Boxtrolls (armature support: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2013-2014 Strange Hill High (TV Series) (puppets - 26 episodes)
- A Strange Hill Christmas (2014) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- The Snide Piper (2014) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- The MCDXX Men (2014) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Mitchell Junior (2014) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Ken Kong (2014) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2013 Electrodoméstico (Short) (puppets: Mackinnon and Saunders)
 2012-2013 Toby's Travelling Circus (TV Series) (puppets - 52 episodes)
- Momo's Christmas (2013) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Get in Line (2013) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Up and Down and March Around (2013) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Dolores' Day Off (2013) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Tip Top Toby (2013) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2011-2013 Compost Corner (TV Series) (puppets - 39 episodes)
- Christmas Special: Compostetta (2013) ... (puppets: Mackinnon and Saunders)
- Bow and Marrow (2013) ... (puppets: Mackinnon and Saunders)
- Parp-corn! (2013) ... (puppets: Mackinnon and Saunders)
- Cherry Stone Moan (2013) ... (puppets: Mackinnon and Saunders)
- Pizza Delivery (2013) ... (puppets: Mackinnon and Saunders)
 2012 Frankenweenie (puppet design and development: Mackinnon and Saunders)
 2011-2012 Raa Raa the Noisy Lion (TV Series) (puppets - 52 episodes)
- The Noisiest House in the Jungle (2012) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Raa Raa Goes Hunting (2012) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Kings and Queens of the Jungle (2012) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Crocky's Coconut (2012) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Raa Raa Can Do It (2012) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2011 Tchaikovsky - An Elegy (Short) (puppet: Mackinnon and Saunders)
 2007-2011 Roary the Racing Car (TV Series) (puppets - 104 episodes)
- Officer Roary (2011) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Demolition Derby (2011) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Pit Stop Perils (2011) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Cici Spectacular (2010) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- FB for Football (2010) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2011 Plume (Short) (puppet creation: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2010 To horio (Short) (puppet: Mackinnon and Saunders)
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox (puppet crew: Mackinnon and Saunders)
 2009 Coraline (armature and molds: Mackinnon & Saunders)
  Postman Pat (TV Series) (puppets - 83 episodes, 2003 - 2006) (puppet creation - 6 episodes, 2008)
- Pat's Special Delivery: The Red Rocket (2008) ... (puppet creation: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Pat's Special Delivery: Bernie the Parrot (2008) ... (puppet creation: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Pat's Special Delivery: A Slippy Ice Cube (2008) ... (puppet creation: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Pat's Special Delivery: A Speedy Car (2008) ... (puppet creation: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Pat's Special Delivery: Precious Eggs (2008) ... (puppet creation: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2008 Bob the Builder: Race to the Finish Movie (Video) (puppets and machines: Mackinnon & Saunders)
  Bob the Builder (TV Series) (puppets and machines - 91 episodes, 1998 - 2007) (puppets fabricated by - 1 episode, 2007)
- Lofty the Lifeguard (2007) ... (puppets fabricated by - as Mackinnon and Saunders Ltd)
- Lofty's Comet (2007) ... (puppets and machines - as Mackinnon and Saunders Ltd)
- Lofty's Long Load (2003) ... (puppets and machines: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Dizzy the Sheepdog (2002) ... (puppets and machines: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Hamish's New Home (2002) ... (puppets and machines: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2005-2007 Fifi and the Flowertots (TV Series) (puppets - 104 episodes)
- The Big Blueberry Hunt (2007) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Stingo Has Visitors (2007) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Stingo Cleans Up (2007) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Snowtime for Pip (2007) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Poppy's Great Race (2007) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2006-2007 Rupert Bear (TV Series) (puppet construction - 52 episodes)
- Rupert and the Snow Key (2007) ... (puppet construction: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Rupert and the Sailing Race (2007) ... (puppet construction: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Rupert Saves Christmas (2007) ... (puppet construction: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Rupert and the Lost Bird (2007) ... (puppet construction: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Rupert and the Beehive (2007) ... (puppet construction: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2007 Bob the Builder: Scrambler to the Rescue (Video short) (puppets and machines - as Mackinnon and Saunders)
 2003-2007 The Koala Brothers (TV Series) (puppets and costumes - 79 episodes)
- Ned Writes a Letter (2007) ... (puppets and costumes: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Mitzi's Hide and Seek (2007) ... (puppets and costumes: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- George's Busy Day (2007) ... (puppets and costumes: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Alice's Night Mystery (2007) ... (puppets and costumes: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Mitzi the Flying Nurse (2007) ... (puppets and costumes: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2007 Max & Co (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2004-2006 Pingu (TV Series short) (puppets - 52 episodes)
- Pingu Makes a Big Splash (2006) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Pingu and the Rubberband Plane (2006) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Sore Tummy Pingu (2005) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Pottery Pingu (2005) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Poor Pingu (2005) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2005 Bob the Builder: Built to Be Wild (Video) (puppets and machines: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2003-2005 Little Robots (TV Series) (puppet construction - 65 episodes)
- Tingaling Thing (2005) ... (puppet construction: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Scaredy Bot Goes Boing (2005) ... (puppet construction: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Water Water Everywhere (2005) ... (puppet construction: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Stargazing (2005) ... (puppet construction: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Beautiful and New (2005) ... (puppet construction: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2005 Corpse Bride (puppets: Mackinnon and Saunders)
 2005 The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2005 Bob the Builder: Bob's Big Plan (TV Movie) (puppets and machines: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2003-2005 Rubbadubbers (TV Series) (puppets - 52 episodes)
- Finbar the Word Shark (2005) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Skypainter Amelia (2005) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Messenger Terence (2005) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Lighthouse Keeper Reg (2005) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Tubb's Towers (2005) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2002-2004 Engie Benjy (TV Series) (puppets - 52 episodes)
- Xmas Snow Daze (2004) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Lost Horizon (2004) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- The Night Flight (2004) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- The Big Kite Fight (2004) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Big Rig;S Big Mess (2004) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2004 Postman Pat's Magic Christmas (TV Movie) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2004 Postman Pat's Pirate Treasure (TV Movie) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2004 Bob the Builder: When Bob Became a Builder (puppets and machines: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2004 Bob the Builder: Snowed Under (Video) (puppets and machines: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2002-2003 Andy Pandy (TV Series) (puppets - 52 episodes)
- Market Day (2003) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Under the Spreading Newspaper Tree (2003) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- A Puzzle for Andy Pandy (2003) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Teddy's Treasure Hunt (2003) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Orbie's Game (2003) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2003 Bob the Builder: The Knights of Fix-A-Lot (TV Movie) (puppets and machines: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2001-2002 Bill and Ben (TV Series) (puppets - 52 episodes)
- Slowcoach and the Race (2002) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- The Flower Pot Men (2002) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Every Cloud Has a Silly Lining (2002) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- A Garden Gnome's Best Friend (2002) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Water Water Everywhere (2002) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2002 Ape (Short) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2002 Interrogating Ernie (Short) (puppet: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2001/II Dog (Short) (human armatures: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2001 Bob the Builder: A Christmas to Remember (Video) (puppets and machines: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2000 Fetch the Vet (TV Series) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1999-2000 Lavender Castle (TV Series) (puppets - 26 episodes)
- Birds of a Feather... (2000) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Interface (2000) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Supernova (2000) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Wearizy (2000) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Galactic Park (2000) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 2000 The Suspect (Short) (armatures: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1996-2000 Brambly Hedge (TV Series) (puppets - 8 episodes)
- Poppy's Babies (2000) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- The Sea Story (1999) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- High Hills (1999) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- The Secret Staircase (1998) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Autumn Story (1997) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1999 Cabbage Patch Kids: Vernon's Christmas (TV Movie) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1997-1999 The Animal Shelf (TV Series) (puppets - 39 episodes)
- The Jam Factory (1999) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Gumpa Reads a Story (1999) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Buckets and Spades (1999) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Woeful's Magic Wand (1999) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- A Lazy Afternoon (1999) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1998 Cabbage Patch Kids: Saturday Night (TV Movie) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1998 Gilbert & Sullivan: The Very Models (Short) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1998 Rocky & the Dodos (TV Series) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1997 Cabbage Patch Kids: Screen Test (TV Movie) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1996 Cabbage Patch Kids: The Club House (TV Movie) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1996 Cabbage Patch Kids: The New Kids (TV Movie) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1995-1996 Oakie Doke (TV Series) (puppets - 24 episodes)
- Oakie Doke and the Shooting Star (1996) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Oakie Doke and the Helpful Mouse (1996) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Oakie Doke and the Oakie Hollows Fete (1996) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Oakie Doke and the Runaway Bowls (1996) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Oakie Doke and the Wishing Well (1996) ... (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1996 The Happy Prince (TV Movie) (model maker: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (design supervisor: Mackinnon & Saunders LTD.)
 1996 Combination Skin (Short) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1994-1995 Bump in the Night (TV Series) (armatures - 26 episodes)
- When the Music Starts (1995) ... (armatures: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Not a Leg to Stand On (1995) ... (armatures: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- It Came from the Closet (1995) ... (armatures: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Comfort Schmumfort (1995) ... (armatures: Mackinnon & Saunders)
- Bump and Roll (1995) ... (armatures: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1995 The Story Store (TV Series) (puppets: Mackinnon & Saunders - 1995)
 1995 Achilles (Short) (puppet creation: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1994 Ah Pook Is Here (Short) (armature and foam cast: Mackinnon & Saunders)
 1993 Opéra imaginaire (TV Movie) (puppets - segment "Vesti la Giubba")
 1992 Noddy's Toyland Adventures (TV Series) (puppet maker - 1992-1995)
 1987 The Reluctant Dragon (TV Movie) (puppets)
 1987 The BFG (model fabrication)
 1982 The Dark Crystal (creature fabricator: "Podling" unit)
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